Police: Instagram trade leads to robbery

Police: Instagram trade leads to robbery

AKRON, OH (WOIO) - Police arrested a 19-year-old who they say robbed another teen of his shoes.

It happened back in January.

Police say the victim met the suspect on-line through an Instagram account where the 14-year-old victim was attempting to trade a pair of shoes for another pair. The victim agreed to meet the suspect at Schneider Park where they were to trade shoes. While the victim was at Schneider Park, he was struck in the back of the head and his shoes were stolen.

Around 8 a.m. Saturday morning, detectives arrested Dandre Charles Porter, 19, of Copley Road in Akron.

Porter was charged with robbery and booked into the Summit County Jail.

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